Kashmiri Shiite Muslims pray as they light candles at a graveyard to mark Shab-e-Barat on the outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir.
Kashmiri Shiite Muslims pray as they light candles at a graveyard to mark Shab-e-Barat on the outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir.
Photo by Sajad Hameed

Shab-e-Baraat — Night of Fortune and Forgiveness— was observed with religious zeal and fervour across Jammu and Kashmir on Monday night even as the night-long prayers at major shrines including Hazratbal Dargah were suspended in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kashmiri Shiite Muslims illuminate graves of their relatives during the Muslim festival of Shab-e-Barat in Srinagar, Kashmir.
Kashmiri Shiite Muslims illuminate graves of their relatives during the Muslim festival of Shab-e-Barat in Srinagar, Kashmir.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
Kashmiri Shiite Muslims pray as they light candles at a graveyard to mark Shab-e-Barat on the outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir.
Kashmiri Shiite Muslims pray as they light candles at a graveyard to mark Shab-e-Barat on the outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
Kashmiri Shiite Muslims illuminate graves of their relatives during the Muslim festival of Shab-e-Barat in Srinagar, Kashmir.
Kashmiri Shiite Muslims illuminate graves of their relatives during the Muslim festival of Shab-e-Barat in Srinagar, Kashmir.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
Kashmiri Shiite Muslims pray as they light candles at a graveyard to mark Shab-e-Barat on the outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir.
Kashmiri Shiite Muslims pray as they light candles at a graveyard to mark Shab-e-Barat on the outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
An illuminated view of a mosque with colorful lights on the occasion of Shab-e-Barat at outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir.
An illuminated view of a mosque with colorful lights on the occasion of Shab-e-Barat at outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir.
Photo by Sajad Hameed

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